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1943 Bruce 2022

Bruce Grant

August 29, 1943 — February 24, 2022

Bruce Hollister Grant, age 78, passed away after a long battle with dementia at the Welcome Home Assisted Living in Lyndonville, VT, surrounded by his family Thursday, February 25, 2022.

Bruce was born in Hartford, CT, August 29, 1943, son to the late Douglas Newcomb and Elizabeth (Pierce) Grant.  The family moved to Lyndonville in 1956 and he has lived here since that time.  He graduated from Lyndon Institute with the Class of 1962, took over the family farm, Sheffield Potato Company, in the early 1970’s and got into trucking as well. In 1981 Bruce purchased Northern Gas Transport and operated the business until retiring about 2012, transitioning the business to his sons. His work was his hobby and he greatly valued hard work.  He was a big Red Sox fan, loved watching wildlife and liked to watch golf as well as play rounds with his friends.

He is survived by his 3 children: Bethany Thompson and husband, Chris, of Lyndonville, Ryan Grant and girlfriend Joanna Christman of Concord, Brad Grant and wife, Jennifer, of Lyndonville; brother: Steve Grant and wife, Lynn, of New Hampshire, a sister: Norma Metz and husband, Steve, of New Hampshire and Florida; 3 grandchildren: Pierce Thompson, Marissa Grant and Jack Grant and nieces and nephews.

A Service is planned for Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 1PM at the Lyndonville Congregational Church with Rev. Bruce Comiskey & Rev Joshua Abetti. Interment will take place at the Lyndon Center Cemetery.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to all the wonderful caregivers that Bruce had over the years.

Memorial donations may be made in Bruce’s name to Welcome Home Assisted Living, 367 Calendar Brook Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851.

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Please note that our previous obit had Joanna Christman incorrectly listed as Bruce's girlfriend. We regret the error.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm

Lyndonville First Congregational Church

168 Institute Cir, Lyndon, VT 05850

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Interment following funeral service

Cemetery, Lyndon Center, VT


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